• Shinji Mikami says the original Resident Evil was meant to be first person

    8 days ago - By Go Nintendo

    Shinji Mikami is the father of Resident Evil, one of the most iconic game franchises out there. It all started with fixed cameras and "tank" controls, and while that might seem a bit restrictive today, it made for an unbelievably compelling experience back in the day. If Mikami had his way though, the game would have looked very different.
    According to a new documentary featuring Shinji Mikami, the original Resident Evil was going to use a first-person perspective. The only reason this didn't happen is because Capcom was new to working with 3D visuals, and didn't have the technical...
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